I Just Didn't Like It....

Decorating By shelly-101 Updated 3 Apr 2009 , 7:54pm by LaBellaFlor

shelly-101 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:21am
post #1 of 24

I uploaded a photo of this cake earlier today and i just didn't like the way it looked it is my very first wedding cake and i wanted it to be perfect I hated the 6in cake on top it and i knew if i did not redo it i wouldn't be able to sleep tonight so as much as i hated to have to make more daises i did it and i think it looks better. what do you think?

23 replies
mkolmar Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:27am
post #2 of 24

I like the both but the after picture I like the best. I think the bow helps too. It's a gorgeous cake, don't mess with perfection. I love it just the way it is.

icer101 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:30am
post #3 of 24

both are very pretty.. but like the second one best. great job.. bow is beautiful..

bakery_chick Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:31am
post #4 of 24

Great job for your first wedding cake! That is A LOT of daisies!!!
I do like the after one better. I think it looks a little more refined.

Vylette Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:31am
post #5 of 24

I like the "after" better as well, not that the "before" was anything to sneeze at!
Great job thumbs_up.gif

drummer27 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:34am
post #6 of 24

I agree that both are very pretty but the after one looks much more elegant. Great job!

drummer27 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:34am
post #7 of 24

I agree that both are very pretty but the after one looks much more elegant. Great job!

MicahS Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:39am
post #8 of 24

Yep, the top layer was too busy in the first one, and now you've solved that.
The second cake is a lot better! The vertical stripes add height and elegance.
Nice job!
I gotta compliment you on sticking it out and going the extra mile to do this right!
You won't regret it at all!

majormichel Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:43am
post #9 of 24

Both cakes are lovely, nice job.

shelly-101 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:48am
post #10 of 24

thanks everyone i feel so much better about the cake now.

Creative_chika Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:51am
post #11 of 24

Both are pretty!! You did a great job!

jodei Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:55am
post #12 of 24

I also agree that I like the overall polished look of the second one more than the first but they are both beautiful. Very nice daisies, that must of taken a lot of work making all of them. Very nice job

GenGen Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 1:57am
post #13 of 24

i definitely liked the 2nd one better although both were fantastic as is icon_smile.gif

juleebug Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 2:12am
post #14 of 24

Both are absolutely lovely. With the changes you've created 2 entirely different cakes. The "before" seems to have more of a "country" feel while the after seems like a French style. Guess I'm the odd man out - the "before" is my favorite.

sari66 Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 2:41am
post #15 of 24

Both cakes are lovely!

terrylee Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 2:53am
post #16 of 24

Both are beautiful.....but I like the after better. Elegant, clean and the bow finishes it off.

mclaren Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 9:17am
post #17 of 24

omigosh, if only i could pull up something even remotely close to the first one that u hated...

agreeing with most of the replies, the 2nd one is better than the the first beaut... ok, i admit, i love both.

MikeRowesHunny Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 10:12am
post #18 of 24

I really do like them both, but my only question is- what is the bride expecting her cake to look like? Did you do a sketch which looked like the original cake which she approved? If so, even though it's gorgeous, she might not be too pleased that you changed the design last minute.

FromScratch Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 10:29am
post #19 of 24

I like the topper of the before better too... but I like the addition of the bow. Both are nice though. icon_smile.gif

bbmom Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 11:13am
post #20 of 24

I did like the first one, but I agree the after is better, more elegant. I really like the new topper. Good Job!

learnincakes Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 11:32am
post #21 of 24

That is a beautiful cake, I love the after. Although the before looks nice. You really nailed it the second time. Nice work. I want to make this cake, I have been wanting to do a yellow cake. Lovely!

AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 11:43am
post #22 of 24

i like the after but mainly because of the angle and the lighting of the picture.

i gotta ask... how many daisies did you have to make???

pastryjen Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 11:47am
post #23 of 24

They are both pretty - just different styles - as another poster mentioned. I do prefer the 2nd cake.

I think it's fantastic that you were able to see the first cake, decide that you weren't happy, and then make the changes.

Nice work.

LaBellaFlor Posted 3 Apr 2009 , 7:54pm
post #24 of 24

I definitly like the second one you did better. The style is much more current looking.

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